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American Society for Microbiology, Maryland Branch Ltd. Dinner-Meeting

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 6:00-9:30 PM



  • 6:00 - 9:30 pm Casual viewing of an ASM Archives Exhibit

  • 6:00 - 7:00 pm Social hour (beer & wine - open bar)

  • 7:00 - 8:00 pm  Dinner

  • 8:00 - 8:15 pm Business meeting

  • 8:15 - 9:15 pm Speaker presentation

Analyzing the Flint Legionnaires Disease Outbreak: It Takes a Village

Presented by

Michele Swanson, PhD

Professor of Microbiology & Immunology

Univ. of Michigan Medical School, and

2018-2019 President of the American

Society for Microbiology

Dr. Swanson began studying the environmental pathogen Legionella pneumophila as a postdoctoral fellow at Tufts Medical School and HHMI. At the University of Michigan Medical School she leads a research program on Legionella pathogenesis and transmission, directs the Office of Postdoctoral Studies, and co-directs the Infectious Disease Sequence. She has a long record of service to the American Society for Microbiology, including previously serving as Chair of the Board of Governors for the American Academy of Microbiology and Chair of Division B (Microbial Pathogenesis), leading to her current role as ASM President.


University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery, 7th Floor


Parking: Walker Avenue Garage


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ASM, MD Branch Ltd.

Richard Pfeltz

Secretary, ASM MD Branch

9 Windmill Chase Apt F

Sparks, MD 21152-9037

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